Mount Repose Plantation - Jasper County South Carolina SC

Mount Repose Plantation – – Jasper County

Thanks to Misty Dunn for providing the information on this page.

Basic Information

  • Location – RidgelandJasper County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Mont Repose

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

    Misty Dunn, who is part of an excavation group from Georgia Southern University, submitted the following: "(Mont Repose) was owned by Samuel R. Gillison. The 1840 US census shows he had 217 slaves. There are no structures left and we don't think the property was occupied after the Civil War. It was left to Samuel's granddaughters who did not live there and eventually it was sold for timbering and is now leased to hunters."

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Samuel R. Gillison


  • Number of slaves – 217 in 1840


  • ?

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